Director of Supports and Services

  • Company:
    The Ottawa-Carleton Association for Persons with Developmental Disabilities (OCAPDD)
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    22 hours ago
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Job Description

Director of Supports & Services

The Ottawa-Carleton Association for Persons with Developmental Disabilities (OCAPDD) has an exciting opportunity for the position of Director of Supports & Services.

OCAPDD is a learning organization and leader in the Developmental Services sector in Ontario, supporting over 900 people with developmental disabilities to successfully live in the communities of Ottawa & Cornwall. This support is provided by a dedicated team of over 650 employees.

If you are the right professional for this role and you want to make a positive impact in people’s lives on a daily basis, you will prove to be a good fit as a senior member of our management team of 10. You will report directly to the Senior Director of Quality Services, and your key areas of responsibility will include providing clinical direction and oversight to program staff to ensure the standard of care provided to individuals at OCAPDD / Open Hands meets or exceeds MCCSS Compliance Regulations, and is in keeping with person-directed practices and the organization’s vision and core values.

You are a seasoned professional with innovative and resourceful approaches to problem solving and service delivery. You have a proven track record of accomplishments, from at least 10 years in progressively responsible positions in the social services sector.

You have excellent oral and written communication skills in both official languages, and possess a post-secondary degree (preferably at a Master’s level).  A high degree of computer literacy and functionality will be considered an asset.  The use of a personal automobile will be required for the position.

To apply for this position, please forward a detailed resume in confidence, by March 19, 2021 to:

                        Cheryl Lapointe, Senior Director of Quality Services


                        229 Colonnade Road

                        Ottawa, ON      K2E 7K3


OCAPDD would like to thank everyone submitting an application for the position, however will only be contacting those individuals selected for an interview.


OCAPDD is an equal opportunity employer and we value the importance of diversity, dignity and worth of every individual in the workplace. OCAPDD offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by OCAPDD regarding a job opportunity, please advise prior to the interview if you require any accommodation.